January 2018 - New website and fresh new name ITek. We love wine technology and apply it in our daily operations, hence the ITek name.
We have begun demonstrations in the California Central Coast of this revolutionary machine that pulverizes weeds with super high pressure water. Contact us for more info.
Very exciting travels ahead, we look forward to visiting you and help fine tune your winemaking goals. Manu will soon be in Washington State for WAWGG, then British Columbia, Oregon and more. Elliot plans to be soon in Temecula and in the late spring travel to Texas.
January 2018 - We are excited to see the team at San Antonio Paso Robles receive a Della Toffola OMNIA Lees Crossflow as this machine helps reduce waste by filtering lees without any DE!
November 2017 - Desparada Winery in Tin City - Paso Robles receives a gorgeous Nico Velo concrete Tulipe, a great addition to their 5 terra-cotta amphorae.
November 2017 - We held a Fundraiser wine tasting with over 20 brands of wine and beer made in amphorae from our clients in North America and beyond. Artist Anna Gargani painted live an Amphora during the party and we ran a raffle to raise money for the Sonoma Resilience Fund, eventually donating $2,500.
August 2017- The Niven Family Winery (aka Orcutt rd Celars) in San Luis Obispo received just in time for harvest a Della Toffola OMNIA Lees crossflow, a great addition to their DT ceramic crossflow purchased in 2016. This machine can concentrate up to 85% solids.
July 2017 - Le Vieux Pin Winery in British Columbia receives 5 beautiful Nico Velo Tulipes. These are 40HL tanks with glycol pipes embed in the walls.
June 2017- Amazing 10 days visiting Tonnellerie Sylvain, Troncais forest, Tonnellerie Meyrieux and Grenier, Joined by Skylar from Halter Ranch, Jessica from Mercer Estates, Andrew from Tinhorn Creek Winery and my lovely wife Jordan from Epoch Estate.
May 2017 - Manu and Elliot held a crossflow filtration class at CalPoly for the last year Enology students, and eventually filtered 400gallons to demonstrate how easy it is with a completely automated machine.